Vernacular is common language spoken by average citizens of a particular place, or is language used within a particular field or industry.(noun)
See vernacular in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L vernaculus, belonging to home-born slaves, indigenous < verna, a native slave, prob. < Etr *versna, hearth < verse, fire
See vernacular in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin vernāculus, native
Origin: , from verna, native slave
Origin: , perhaps of Etruscan origin.
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